unipolar

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uni- +‎ polar.

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unipolar (not comparable)

  1. Having a single pole.
  2. (psychology, medicine) Not both depressive and manic; not bipolar.
    • 2007, Frederick K. Goodwin, Kay Redfield Jamison, Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression, Volume 1, ISBN 0195135792, page 250:
      Most studies have tended to find somewhat higher suicide rates in unipolar depression than in bipolar disorder

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